Harford Lifestyle Holiday Gift Guide
Article by: Tori Kemp & Morgan Knox
We put together some of the best and unique shops for you to support this holiday season. We put together a list in a few of our favorite categories. Shop local first and be sure to tell them Harford Lifestyle sent you!
- Johns Men Clothing
John’s Men’s Clothing put roots right in the heart of Bel Air. John’s is owned by a mother daughter duo who is there to help style you for every outfit, whether it’s a casual work day or a fabulous event.
- Hillbetty Bliss (Online)
Hillbetty Bliss is an online boutique selling adorable every day clothes. Rooted in agriculture, owner Kelly Kamyszek has created an adorable one stop shop for all things Western Wear and more. She is also located in Southern Sol in Jarrettsville, MD.
- Love Kallista (Online)
Nikoletta is the owner and operator of Love Kallista. She has a love for fashion and jewelry and offers beautiful pieces. Recently, Love Kallista recently went through a rebrand and has geared her online store to strictly beautiful jewelry. Check her out!
- Apricot Lane
Located in the heart of downtown Bel Air, Apricot Lane Boutique has everything you will need for a night out on the town or a casual everyday look. With plenty of different brands to shop and styles that cater to all generations, there is something for everyone here!
- Boutique 44
Boutique 44 is a lifestyle boutique that aims to help you build a stylish, lasting wardrobe. They are located in downtown Bel Air and have everything you need to create an amazing look. Whether it’s wardrobe staples or a head turning, occasion look, Boutique 44 has got it for you!
- Bray & Em
Bray & Em is a clothing boutique that offers a little bit of everything. From an evening out on the town to a casual, every day look. They are located right in Bel Air at the storefronts of the Harford Mall. With shoes, accessories, and plenty more, Bray & Em has you covered.
- Olivia’s Shop
Olivia’s Shop reinvents the idea of consignment. They have a wonderful selection of pre-owned women’s clothing and accessories as well as a ton of name brand items to choose from! They are located on Conowingo Rd in Bel Air.
- My Gossip Girl Consignment
My Gossip Girl Consignment is a upscale/high end designer consignment shop located in Havre De Grace Md. They have amazing brands to choose from for the perfect gift!
- Tabitha’s House
Tabithas house is a thrift store that offers men’s, women’s, & children’s clothing along with household items, toys, books, games & more. All the proceeds from their store go to help maintain their outreach program. They are located right in Fallston.
- Pink Silhouette
Pink Silhouette is in the heart of downtown Bel Air and offers clothing, jewelry, bags, and more! They have been open since 2006.
- Kindred Spirits Vintage
Kindred Spirits Vintage sells timeless clothing pieces. Located in the Armory Marketplace, they have vintage pieces from every era. Not only can you buy their clothes, but you can sell clothes to them or rent the clothing. Check them out!
- The Fabulous Shamrock
The Fabulous Shamrock is an Irish & Scottish Celtic gift shop that offers Celtic gifts, ladies, men, baby, food & more. Opening their doors just a month ago, they are blessing Main Street with their amazing décor and more!
- Venetian Italian Eatery
The Venetian Italian eatery just underwent a huge renovation now sporting new digs with a modern and crisp décor. They have an extended wine list and offer amazing dishes. Under new ownership with some additions to the menu, there is something for everyone here!
- Uncles Hawaiian Grindz
Bringing the grindz to Harford County, Uncle’s is serving up the Hawaiian flavor! This one of a kind restaurant creates an amazing atmosphere for families, date nights, or a dinner with friends.
- Lins Hibachi
Lin’s Hibachi is located off of route 40 in Havre de Grace and is definitely an amazing experience for dinner! Grab a delicious bite and an amazing show for a great price.
- Mount Felix
Give the gift of local wine this holiday season! Located in Havre de Grace, Mt. Felix has a delicious collection of wines to gift this holiday season.
- Dove Valley
Located right outside of Harford County, Dove Valley Vineyard can often be found at the Havre de Grace Farmer’s Market. They have a variety of tasty wines that make the perfect gift for friends and family.
- Fiore Wine & Distillery
Fiord is located in Northern Harford County but can be found at various liquor stores in the area. They also have plenty of flavors to choose from. They have some of the best fruity wines around!
- Harford Vineyard & Brewery
Another amazing local vineyard to utilize for amazing gifts this year. Harford Vineyard has a great selection for you to choose from.
Local Creators/Etsy Shops
- Sallie O Art
With custom prints, canvas art, wood art, and more, Sallie O Art is certainly a one of a kind gift. Made locally, this is the perfect opportunity to give the gift of local art.
- Set To Shine
Set to Shine is another one of a kind creator. Laura has created some of the most magical jewelry pieces we have ever seen. Bringing art to life, this is certainly an amazing gift to give!
- Grilled Trees
Wood burning art is so cool! Grilled trees is all about viewing art on a different canvas and we are here for it. Check out her store and show her some love!
- HER Bags by Helen
HER Bags by Helen is a one of a kind gift! Each bag is made out of recycled upholstery and Helen adds a vintage touch, hand picked by her, to each bag. So many different patterns and sizes. Be sure to check out her social media and snag your one of a kind bag before it’s gone!
- Cherry Chocolate Studio
Located in The Grove or Mission Pet Supplies and Country Store, these are some of the best homemade chocolates we have ever had. Each piece is truly a piece of edible art. Not only do they sell chocolates, but you can get cookies and more!
- JSS Designs
Jewelry is one of the most bought items for Christmas. So why not support a local jeweler? JSS Designs can be found online or at the Harford Artist Gallery in Bel Air. Her pieces are timeless.
- Plank Design Company
Plank Design Company has a variety of designs to choose from. Whether it’s a sign for the beach house, a charcuterie board for the kitchen, or coasters for the family room, he makes it all. Available at The Painted Mill and Mission Pet Supplies & Country Store.
- Rapid River Boards
These boards are truly like something we have never seen. Personalized and memorable, this will be a gift for the ages.
- Life Story/Pet Story Videos
Give the gift of a legacy story this holiday season. Video will live on for generations so why not tell the story of your family for generations to come. Leave your legacy today with LifeStory Vids!
Home Décor/Unique Gifts
- The Vintage Tin Can
You can never go wrong with a piece of home décor some someone during the holidays. With some many wonderful pieces to choose from, there is something for everyone here. A little bit of modern and a little bit of vintage, the perfect combo. Also check out The Painted Mill and Farmhouse Design.
- Tommys on Main
Another local shop with the perfect blend of modern and vintage décor and more! New to Bel Air this year, Tommy’s has some of the most incredible statement pieces for gifts. Don’t forget, he even has vintage fashion!
- Mission Pet Supply & Country Store
Mission has you covered when it comes to gift giving for your family, friends, and even furry friends! Recently opening their country store, they are selling Simply Southern, Huk, Pura Vida, and more for some of the best prices around. They even carry local vendors and goodies so be sure to check out their Whoville Spectacular!
- Old Line Mercantile
If you need anything Maryland, and we mean anything, this is the shop to get it at. This store is amazing and truly is like no other store. Located in the Armory Marketplace, they are a perfect local business to support this holiday.
- Found Vintage Co.
Located in downtown Havre de Grace, this is another amazing local shop for one of a kind gifts. With plenty of vintage unique items to choose from, you can find the perfect gift here!
- Moon & Sea Creation
Moon & Sea is another shop with plenty of amazing, unique items to choose from. Whether it’s jewelry, clothing, or other accessories, their merchandise will have what you need for the perfect gift this season.
- Made Me Mine
Bring out your artsy side and give the gift of creativity this holiday season. Book a workshop for the family or a date night for the ages. Craft, connect, and make some fun! Visit their website to book your reservation today.
- Board & Brush
Board and Brush also offers you a chance to show your creative side off. Book a workshop or stop in to pick out some handmade home décor for the special person in your life!
- Jurassic Golf
The perfect gift to give to your kids! Nothing is better than glow in the dark, indoor putt putt. If you haven’t checked out this amazing course located in Bel Air, there is still time!
- Aroma Candle Studio
Aroma Candle Studio went under new ownership this year and they offer such an amazing experience to our community. They offer the chance to create your own signature scent in the form of a candle, room spray, lotion, scrubs, and more!
- Cookies by Kathryn
I think one thing we can all agree on is that cookie decorating is an amazing art! What if we told you that an amazing baker offered the chance to decorate your own cookies? Cookies by aKathryn offers decorating classes and kits for you to be the decorator. Visit her page today to see what classes you can still buy tickets to.
- Young Chef Academy
If your child loves to spend time helping in the kitchen, this might be the perfect gift for them! Young Chefs Academy is built on helping children build confidence, discipline, and teamwork values through learning how to cook. Take advantage of this amazing opportunity right here in Harford County!